For most of us, a restaurant rates really high on our list when it not just satisfies our taste buds, but is exceptional on the ambience front as well. These are the two pre-requisites for a restaurant to become a frequently visited one for a delightful culinary outing. If are you a kooky food-lover, here’s our recommendation of restaurants that have travelled to another level of bold and creative to make sure they stand miles apart from the pool of conventional eateries.
1. Minus 6 degrees, Kolkata – Freeze while you eat!
Ever want to escape the hot Bengal summer? Then this place is going to make you feel like you are in Iceland around the year. As the name suggests, the ambience here resembles that of a polar region. The restaurant provides woollens and gloves to ensure you don’t freeze in the minus 6-degree ambience!
Address: 89C, Maulana Abdul Kalam Azad Sarani, Kankurgachi, EM Bypass, Kolkata
Timings: 12:00 Noon-11:30 pm
2. Kaidi Kitchen, Chennai – Eating behind the bars!
With a chain that is now present in multiple cities, the concept of prisoner and jailer has really caught on! The waiters and staff here are dressed as inmates and jailers, and the ambience is straight out of an old Bollywood movie!
Address: 20/3, Bishop Wallers Avenue, Mylapore, Chennai
Timings: 12 Noon to 3:30 PM, 7 PM to 11 PM
3. Nature’s Toilet Cafe, Ahmedabad- As natural as it can get!
This restaurant was started by Jayesh Patel and is based on an extremely rare concept where people have to sit on a lavatory seats while enjoying their meals! This remarkable toilet-themed cafe has a collection of over 20 urinals and lavatories that date back to 1950s.
Address: Right next to Sabarmati Ashram, Gandhi Smarak Sangrahalaya, Ahmedabad
4. New Lucky Restaurant, Ahmedabad – Dine amidst the dead!
The experience here is almost like a page from Harry Potter’s books; just that you might not be aware if a spirit is really dining with you or not. This eatery is actually built on a graveyard, what’s more, is that it still has graves as a part of the ambience. Spooky, isn’t it? Well, not for the faint-hearted, but if you happen to visit Ahmedabad any sooner, this place serves some amazing Maskabun for you to binge on!
Address: Opposite City College, Lal Darwaja, Ahmedabad
Timings: 11 AM to 11 PM
5. Dialogue In The Dark, Bangalore- Treat your taste buds in absolute dark!
This restaurant offers you an extraordinary experience literally! All of your light emitting equipments, including your mobile phones, need to be deposited as soon as you arrive. You are then asked to choose your preference, between veg and non-veg. After which, you will be served food, but guess what, you will be able to see nothing! Candlelight dinners are passé, dates and dialogue in the dark is the new trend.
Address: 62, 2nd Floor, Phoenix Market City, Whitefield, Bangalore
Timings: 12.30 PM to 3.30 PM; 7.30 PM to 9.30 PM
6. Hijackk Cafe, Ahmedabad – Prepare to be held hostage for a food ride
Ever heard of getting a bus hijacked? This idea is exactly on which the Hijackk cafe is based. You get to try out amazing salads, soups, bread and a lot of other delicacies while onboard. With a seating capacity of 44 people, this double-decker bus takes you to the most picturesque of locations in the city.
Address: Ahmedabad, Surat, Chennai and Rajkot
Cost for two: Rs 1,000
Timings: 7.30 PM to 9 PM; 9.30 PM to 11 PM
7. Silver Metro, Bangalore – You won’t be fined for eating in this metro
If you are tired of crowded metros, then this one is definitely going to change your mind. With the set up of a metro and the ambience being completely silver; you can enjoy food while thinking that you are actually taking a ride on the metro.
Address: Ohri’s, 3rd Floor, Total Mall, Madiwala, BTM, Bangalore
Timings: 12 Noon to 3:30 PM, 7 PM to 11:30 PM
8. Hawai Adda, Ludhiana – Ye udaan aapke pet se bharegi!
All of us are excited about eating food in flights, but when the food is of your choice- the experience just gets better. With this aeroplane restaurant, you can actually enjoy typical Punjabi food in the Airbus 320; which was once in operation by Air India!
Address: Verka Park, Ferozpur Road, Aggar Nagar, Ludhiana
9. AB Celestial- Dine Aboard Mumbai’s first floating restaurant!
Mumbai has all kinds of experiences to offer; especially when it comes to food. With the addition of a floating restaurant named AB Celestial; now you can enjoy your food while taking a ride on the magnificent bay of Mahim.
Address: Mahim Bay, Mumbai, Maharashtra
Timings: 24 hours
So, which one of these would make to your bucket list? And if you want to ensure that your stint at these unusual restaurants come easy on your pocket, do not forget to checkout the latest Zomato coupons on CouponRaja.